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Applications are Open for Branches Summer 2019!

Receive on the job training while contributing to your community with Parks & People's Branches internship! High school students (ages 14 and over) are invited to apply for this summer internship that explores potential career paths in conservation, stewardship, science and recreation. For more information, visit http://parksandpeople.org/programs/branches. Ready to apply? Click here!

Applications are Open for Branches Summer 2019!2019-01-31T20:57:05+00:00

Join Us This Summer Through YouthWorks!

Apply to be a Program Assistant with SuperKids Camp this summer through Baltimore YouthWorks! Provide high-quality environmental education during a literacy-focused summer program for elementary-aged students. Registration is open until April 5! Click here to apply: http://youthworks.oedworks.com/ In order for us to receive your application, please contact Claire Runquist at claire.runquist@parksandpeople.org or 410-448-5663 to let her know you [...]

Join Us This Summer Through YouthWorks!2019-01-16T17:24:58+00:00

30 Years of Youth Sports!

2019 marks the 30th year of our middle school youth sports program! For three decades, this innovative program has endeavored to empower middle-schoolers to discover a love of being active, learn to work as a team, develop respect for the environment and connect to youth living in neighborhoods across the city - all while building [...]

30 Years of Youth Sports!2021-03-10T11:43:17+00:00

Groundbreaking at Gateway Park in the Darley Park Community

What a beautiful day for a groundbreaking! We are so pleased to officially begin work on Gateway Park in Baltimore's Darley Park neighborhood. We appreciate the support of the local elected officials, partner organizations and the amazing Darley Park community. We can't wait to unveil the new park in spring 2019!

Groundbreaking at Gateway Park in the Darley Park Community2021-02-08T21:50:08+00:00

Gelston Park: A Butterfly Garden to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans

On December 10, we celebrated the mid-project groundbreaking of a butterfly garden at Gelston Park with The Edmondson Village Community Association and in partnership with the City of Baltimore, Department of Planning's INSPIRE program. This flowering butterfly garden is dedicated to veterans of the armed forces and, when complete, will be a place of quiet reflection and beauty.

Gelston Park: A Butterfly Garden to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans2021-02-08T21:50:54+00:00

Urban Farm Project Announced

We are thrilled to announce our next project! A vacant lot in West Baltimore's Rosemont community will soon host a pilot urban farm project from Parks & People, the state of Maryland, Baltimore City, Maryland Institute College of Art and Coppin State University. The farm will grow indigo, beets, onions, marigolds and Black-eyed Susans to make natural dyes [...]

Urban Farm Project Announced2021-02-08T21:51:34+00:00

Picnic in the Park 2018

What a night! Our eighth annual Picnic in the Park brought a sold-out crowd of more than 450 friends and supporters to our campus. Our largest annual fundraiser of the year raised more than $250,000 which will be used to create more parks and green spaces in Baltimore City. Watch a video on how we [...]

Picnic in the Park 20182018-10-24T18:09:46+00:00

“Everyone Deserves a Park” Video Premiere

“I want the next generation of young people to know that the people before them did care; that we left a legacy, that we left a footprint of something productive that they can build off of.”  - Delegate Cory McCray Parks & People's mission is to unite Baltimore City through vibrant parks and green spaces. [...]

“Everyone Deserves a Park” Video Premiere2021-02-08T21:52:22+00:00

Sally J. Michel, founder of Parks & People Foundation, dies

Simply put, there would no Parks & People Foundation without Sally Michel. Sally had a vision for a Baltimore where everyone is connected to their community and each other through vibrant parks and green spaces. For more than 30 years, Parks & People has worked to make that dream a reality. Sally's impression can be [...]

Sally J. Michel, founder of Parks & People Foundation, dies2021-02-08T21:53:59+00:00
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